Manhattan Fire Protection District
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SAFE SITTER®: Students Learn Home Alone Safety & More

January 17

The Manhattan Fire Protection District, along with the Manhattan-Elwood Public Library, will offer a Safe Sitter® course for young teens, grades 6-8, March 6th, 2017 at Manhattan Fire Station 81. Registration deadline is February 27th at Noon.

More than 600,000 young teens have graduated from the medically-accurate program which teaches how, why, and where injuries happen so they can be prevented. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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How Often Do You Test Your Carbon Monoxide Alarms?

January 03

Do you test your carbon monoxide (CO) alarms once a month? It’s important to test your CO alarms that often to make sure they’re working properly. Your CO alarm provides an early warning of deadly CO gas.


“Often called the invisible killer, CO is an odorless, colorless gas created when fuels burn incompletely,” says Manhattan Fire Protection District Deputy Chief Steve Malone. “In the home, heating ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Keep the Wreath Red this Holiday Season!

December 06

The "Keep the Wreath Red" program is used to raise fire safety awareness during the holiday season and has become an annual event, Each Manhattan Fire Station has a wreath that is wrapped with red lights. The wreaths remain lit twenty four hours a day during the holiday season. If a fire occurs that is determined to be the result of a holiday decoration, a white bulb replaces a red bulb on the wreath. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Keep Safety in Mind this Halloween

October 26

Halloween is fun, spooky, and festive with kids going door-to-door for treats and homes decorated with glowing jack-o´-lanterns and paper ghosts. Make trick-or-treating safe for your little monsters with a few easy safety tips from the Manhattan Fire Protection District and the National Fire Protection Association.

*When choosing a costume, stay away from long trailing fabric. If your child is wearing ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Every smoke alarm has an expiration date: What’s yours?

October 05

The Manhattan Fire Protection District urges all residents to know how old their smoke alarms are, and to replace them every 10 years.

Does your home have a smoke alarm? According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), the answer is likely yes: NFPA research shows that most American homes have at least one. But do you know how old your smoke alarms are? If you’re like most people, you’re ... (Full Story & Photos)

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